Buildings & Grounds

Buildings

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools manage and, where possible, design their buildings in ways that visibly demonstrate sustainable development to everyone who uses the school.

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Energy & Water

Energy

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of energy efficiency, renewable energy and water  conservation, showcasing opportunities such as wind, solar and biomass energy, insulation, rainwater harvesting and grey water recycling to everyone who uses the school.

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Food & Drink

Food Growing

By 2020 we recommend that all schools are model suppliers of healthy, local and sustainable food and drink, showing strong commitments to the environment, social responsibility and animal welfare in their food and drink provision, and maximising their use of local suppliers.

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Global Dimension

Global_Citizenship

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of global citizenship, enriching their educational mission with activities that improve the lives of people living in other parts of the world.

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Inclusion & Participation

Wellbeing

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of social inclusion, enabling all pupils to participate fully in school life while instilling a long-lasting respect for human rights, freedoms, cultures and creative expression.

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Local Wellbeing

Wellbeing

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of corporate citizenship within their local areas, enriching their educational mission with activities that improve the environment and quality of life of local people.

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Purchasing & Waste

Wellbeing

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of waste minimisation and sustainable procurement, using goods and services of high environmental and ethical standards from local sources where practicable.

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Traffic & Travel

Wellbeing

By 2020 the government recommends that all schools are models of sustainable travel, where vehicles are used only when absolutely necessary and where there are exemplary facilities for healthier, less polluting or less dangerous modes of transport.

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